European bird cherry

noun

Definition of European bird cherry

1 : a small to medium-sized cherry (Prunus padus) closely resembling the chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) but having larger flowers and a strongly ridged stone
2 : the small black fruit of the European bird cherry

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“European bird cherry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/European%20bird%20cherry. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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